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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the president. but, you know, lesli, it's hard for me to see someone sitting around their kitchen table saying, i don't know who i'm going to vote for, but when those jobs numbers come out, then i will decide. that's not how people decide whether they think the economy is good or bad. they do it on whether uncle charlie has a job or whether their kid finally has enough money to move out of the house and get his own apartment, things like that. so coming this close, we've been saying this was going to be very, very important, but this race is so close, i'm not sure in the end that it really is going to make all that much difference. >> as i understand you are going to have two key panels on this weekend's show to kind of break down the presidential election, the razor tight presidential election. >> yep. yeah, we're going to have every analyst, every commentator east of the mississippi river be with us sunday, and i hope they have a better idea who is going to win this thing than i do, because i'm at the point, lesli that i have no idea. this thing has been close from the start, but it has gott
CBS
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
forland middle school in northwest d.c.. matt? >> reporter: lesli the school's chancellor didn't pretend today that closing more schools in the district is easy on schools or parents but she insisted it has to happen absolutely. mcfarland middle school in northwest washington was built in 1923. >> it is a prosal. >> reporter: if d.c. schools chancellor kaya henderson has her way the school will close in 2013. >> this is about using our resources wisely. >> reporter: earlier today henderson released a proposed list of 20 schools throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school e
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
at stake especially for our area. bruce, thank you. lesli? >>> the military vote will also play a big part in who wins today's presidential election. especially in battleground virginia which is one of the states with the most defense workers. andrea mccarren joins us now live from richmond with more on that part of the story. andrea? >> reporter: well, lesli republicans are optimistic at this hour. that this ballroom will be hosting a victory party in the next few hours. earlier today we stopped in quantico, virginia in prince william county. a critical battleground including one for military votes. >> i have always voted all my life. i have never missed a vote. >> reporter: on a brisk legislation day morning in quantico, virginia, the main street is dotted with american flags. >> this decides the law made for our great country. >> reporter: voters in this area are passionate about casting their ballots. >> could this -- it's my american right. >> i'm very proud. you know, proud that we -- we served in iraq and afghanistan and we're fighting the war on terrorism. >> reporter: the populati
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
to cost you on the express lanes, it will be well worth it. lesli? >> buy the pass and turn it on. thank you. >>> a fire broke out in a prince george's county county warehouse today. crews were called to 8316ardmore road in landover around 2 p.m. in the afternoon. they found flames coming from a large garage that contained taxicabs. a worker inside was rushed to a hospital burn unit with serious injuries. we don't know what started the fire. >>> today we honor america's service members who stand on the line protecting our freedom. 9 news now and the uso of metropolitan washington are partnering up to say thank you to these men and women. we're raising money to provide holiday food baskets to area service members and their families. it's called turkeys for troops. if you'd like to donate, call 202-895-5560. an $8 donation will feed a family of six. >> it was the end of a wonderful day. >> reporter: a soldier about to ship out. >> thomas decided to say good night to his friends. >> reporter: before he goes he records a story for his son back home. >> hi, guys. how you doing? >> reporter:
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
demonstration that went very wrong on live tv. anita? >>> lesli, i'm here in clifton, virginia, their generator was close to running out after sandy blew through. fortunately the lights are back on here and we have an amazing story to share. we'll see you after the break. >>> we have a very personal account of what prolonged outages could mean to families in our region. i'm anita brikman and i'm at the nichols home in virginia. they are loyal viewers of ours. thank you for inviting us into your home. steve has als, ventilator dependent. so the power outage was becoming a critical situation for them. i want to share a little bit of an e-mail that she sent to me yesterday. she wrote dear anita, i want to personally thank you for being our beacon in ery storm. my husband, steve, waits for your telecast each evening before i get him into bed. he as als, a top-of-the-line disability. he does not move or speak, but oh that smile. he's ventilator, dependent, the machine breathes for them so those of us who love him have one more day and the day after that. we are waiting for our power to be restored h
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
of long island, the utility company hopes that it will be back by thanksgiving, lesli. >> oh my goodness. boy, that is just really. i mean i don't have any words for that. we talk about the power outages and that really sort of crystallizes with what they are doing there. thank you. >> wow. topper. that's the reaction from all of it in here. do you know of any other stuff coming down the pike? >> no, they will be jumping for joy over the weekend, up in the new york area. but we still have winds to deal with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s right now, if you go out, go and dress for the temperatures in the 30s and the 40s. and the wind gust at 25 in manassas and in the 40s. even down towards frederick when you go to 23 miles per hour. 52 downtown. upper 40s in frederick and gaithersburg. and for tonight, clear, breezy, cold. one to two in the pros.
CBS
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
are just saying this whole patraeus thing is just a hot mess. anita, leslie is here. let's get started. any number of big time men seem to think if they cheat, they are the ones who won't get caught. what is going on out there? >> you should read something about this in usa today. >> i did. i read something about it. some men think they are so above this. but we've seen this happen time and time again. i don't think i'm surprised by this in particular. i'm more surprised by the tactics they went to to conceal it. >> he went all out to make sure he didn't get caught. >> top spy doing what terrorists do and still didn't work. >> you talked about this last night. and let's be real. we admire fidelity but like the idea of scandal and romance. this happened so many times. these are big players on the big stage and the whole nation is interested. this can be in any neighborhood going on. >> when you say we like it, you are saying the media? >> no, it's whole different. let's be real. >> my point was we do not encourage it in what we do or advertise. we don't encourage monogomy. if you look around
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
intelligence. on capitol hill, daniel nottingham. lesli, back to you. >>> and top national security officials were on capitol hill this week to deal with the fallout from the petraeus sex scandal. and defense secretary panetta has ordered a review of ethics training for all military officers. >>> less than 24 hours after a not guilty verdict shocked the bowie state university community, people are still talking about this case. i'm talking about the murder trial of alexis simpson, the girl accused of killing her roommate, dominique frazier, which was closely followed on social media. andrea mccarren was on campus when the verdict came down. >> reporter: there is a mix of emotions. shock. sadness. and relief that this high- profile murder case appears to be over. >> a lot of students are disappointed. a lot of people were shocked, when i saw the news. i s like whoa, wow. >> reporter: the bowie state university campus is healing, after a violent fight between roommates ended in death and traumatized the school community. >> i think it's tragic. but at the same time, i heard she was bullied and
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
ptacek is here to spoil your appetite once again. >> lesli and derek, to make our list, they had to not only have repeat violations, we only put places under surveillance for investigation where we'd already found problems that they should have known someone would be watching. sir, take your hands off the equipment. we've been tracking his store and four others ever since inspectors closed them citing food dangers and we broadcast issues we found ourselves after they'd passed reinspections. shortly after we found that rat ad mid-city deli near logan sir -- at mid city deli near logan circle in april. it hasn't reopened. at evergreen supermarket in temple hills it closed, too. the others are open. >> this is second time you come here, right? >> reporter: our first time at circle seven express on martin luther king avenue southeast we found this outdated baloney. inspectors had closed circle seven twice for food dangers citing rotten produce, live roaches, mice and outdated merchandise including baby food. we'd already found this outdated juice when the manager found us. >> leave
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